MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) — The Wadena County Sheriff’s Office says a horse was killed last Wednesday, northwest of Nimrod on 209th Avenue — there are no suspects in the investigation at this time.
A sheriff deputy located a “smaller Colt horse” lying on its side with a bullet hole in its abdomen midday on Wednesday.READ MORE: Minnesota Revenue Dept. Still Assessing What Deal For Tax Relief On Jobless Benefits, PPP Means For Tax Returns
Authorities say the property owner had returned home to find the horse frozen and lying on the ground with a bullet hole. It had not been checked on for three days.READ MORE: Train Derailment In Albert Lea Spilled 40,000 Gallons Of Hydrochloric Acid, Freeborn County Officials Say
Law enforcement searched in the area for hunters and attempted to make contact with neighbors. The investigation is ongoing.MORE NEWS: Minneapolis City Leaders Put Forth Vision For New Public Safety Plan
Anyone with information is asked to call the Wadena County Sheriff’s Office.